The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running and consumption in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
BEER RUNNERS FILM

BEER RUNNERS FILM

Filmmaker Justin Wirtalla has released BEER RUNNERS online for rent or download! The film has been to 3 festivals, had 4 nominations, and won 1 award. It’s been receiving high praise from runners and non-runners alike. Please spread the word and let us know if your running group, bar, or...
"America's Coolest Running Club" - Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

“America’s Coolest Running Club” – Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

Award winning author and barefooted running rock-star, Christopher McDougall, published some very kind words about FBR on his blog. In a piece about FBR’s role in the running of the Hammer of Glory during Philly Beer Week, Chris wrote, “I’ve run and beered with the Beer Runners, and apart from...
What is Beer Running

What is Beer Running

The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running with responsible drinking in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
The Mission

The Mission

The primary mission is to test the results of a scientific research study conducted by Manuel J Castillo-Garzon, MD, Professor of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, at the University of Granada. The study said that beer and water have similar rehydration effects under the conditions of his study which compared...
Time and Location

Time and Location

Runs are Thursdays @ 7:00 PM sharp. Start location is 2346 E. Susquehanna Avenue in beautiful Fishtown. Click here for upcoming run destinations
To The Professor

To The Professor

Catholics have patron saints, sports teams and schools have mascots, and The Fishtown Beer Runners have The Professor. You will all be happy to know that FBR’s “patriarch” is a very cool, leather jacket wearing, motorcycle riding, generous, kind and humble man. The professor is Dr. Manuel Castillo-Garzon of the...
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July 5, 2018 - YARDS Brewing Company

July 5, 2018 – YARDS Brewing Company

FBR return to Yards Taproom and Brewery located at 500 Spring Garden Street! We will have the upstairs event space from 7-9:30pm, since they close at 10. We will be collecting a $5 cash donation at the door that will go directly to the American Cancer Society. Yards is also going to donate $1 from...
July 12, 2018 - Frankford Hall Mayor's Cup Fundraiser

July 12, 2018 – Frankford Hall Mayor’s Cup Fundraiser

Frankford Hall is giving us their normal Happy Hour specials, $5 1/2 Liters of German Drafts and $5 Rotating Craft. They are also graciously donating a $1 for every beer we drink to our Mayor’s Cup Charity the American Cancer Society! This is one of those easy fundraisers just show up and drink beer, doesn’t...
July 19, 2018 - Shamrock Pub Mayor's Cup Fundraiser -  CASH ONLY

July 19, 2018 – Shamrock Pub Mayor’s Cup Fundraiser – CASH ONLY

  FBR runs to the Shamrock Pub for a fundraiser for our Mayor’s Cup charity American Cancer Society! Thanks to Freddy for setting this up! This will just be a Raffle Night. There will be some cool prizes including Flyers items, autographed boxing glove from. “Irish” Micky Ward (for those who don’t follow boxing, he’s...
July 26, 2018 - Johnny Brenda's - Mayor's Cup Variety Show Fundraiser

July 26, 2018 – Johnny Brenda’s – Mayor’s Cup Variety Show Fundraiser

June 07, 2018 -  Brewery ARS

June 07, 2018 – Brewery ARS

June 14, 2018 -  Donna's Karaoke Fundraiser

June 14, 2018 – Donna’s Karaoke Fundraiser

June 21, 2018 - Fishtown Brewpub

June 21, 2018 – Fishtown Brewpub

June 28, 2018 -  Morgan's Pier

June 28, 2018 – Morgan’s Pier

Teaming Up To Beat Cancer One Step and One Beer At A Time

Teaming Up To Beat Cancer One Step and One Beer At A Time

In advance of the 4th Annual Philly Mayor’s Cup event in August, Fishtown Beer Runners have selected the American Cancer Society’s Team DetermiNation in Philadelphia as their official fundraising charity for this year. FBR Founder David N. April explained the origins of how the running club and DetermiNation came to align themselves. “I became familiar...
May 03, 2018 - Original 13 Ciderwowrks

May 03, 2018 – Original 13 Ciderwowrks

  We run to Original 13 Ciderworks for the first time! Don’t worry folks they have beer too! The draught special is $3 pints of Yard’s Philadelphia Pale Ale Original 13 Ciderworks is 0.45 miles, http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2037016213 from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location at Palmer Park at Frankford Ave & East Palmer, http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/ If you want to run...
May 10, 2018 - Goose Island - 2nd Annual Citywide Recovery Beer Run

May 10, 2018 – Goose Island – 2nd Annual Citywide Recovery Beer Run

  Join us for the Second Annual Citywide Recovery Run for ANY AND ALL runners in or around the city. Thursday, May 10th for an all-Philly running event that celebrates the end of the Broad Street season and brings together the entire community for a few miles and beers followed by a block party at...
May 17, 2018- City Tap House

May 17, 2018- City Tap House